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From Nelson Mandela’s passing to Mike Tomlin’s hefty fine…you’ll find it all in this week’s Hardwood Diva Sports News.
Houston Texans have fired head coach Gary Kubiak. Kubiak had been head of the Texans for 8 seasons, but the team’s historic collapse this season made it clear the coach would not make it out of this season. An 11-game slide brought about the inevitable, especially 2 losses to the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars. Kubiak will … Continue reading
Father of modern South Africa Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. President of South Africa Jacob Zuma made the announcement to his country, and the world, late Thursday evening at a national press conference. Mandela had been gravely ill since mid 2013, and family members had recently let outsiders know that the … Continue reading
Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged with sexual assault in the case brought against him. In a press conference Thursday afternoon, Florida state attorney Willie Meggs explained that an exhaustive investigation was performed, and that the state attorney’s office concluded there was not sufficient evidence to charge anyone in the case. … Continue reading
Mike Tomlin’s pockets are definitely a bit lighter this morning. After careful review of Tomlin’s sideline interference during last Thursday’s game versus the Ravens, the NFL fined the Steelers head coach $100,000. Tomlin, if you’ll recall, just so happened to find himself on the field as Jacoby Jones attempted to run back a kickoff in … Continue reading
Sources are reporting that USC has hired Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian as their new head of football. Sarkisian served 7 years as an assistant to Pete Carroll at USC. The move comes after an up-and-down season for the Men of Troy which saw them fire head coach Lane Kiffin midseason after a dismal start … Continue reading